Tag: Perserverance

Quotes April 15, 2021

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Albert Einstein – 1879-1955 – Mathematician-Physicist-Nobel Prize Recipient
 
 
 
 
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Albert Einstein – 1879-1955 – Mathematician-Physicist-Nobel Prize Recipient
 
 
 
 
Most people think they want more money than they really do, and they settle for a lot less than they could really learn.
Earl Nightingale – 1921-1989-Author-Radio Personality
 
 
 
 
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
Carl Jung – 1875-1961 – Swiss Psychiatrist
 
 
 
 
Believing means liberating the indestructible element in oneself, or, more accurately, liberating oneself, or, more accurately, being indestructible, or, more accurately, being.
Franz Kafka
 
 
 
 
The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet.
John Burroughs
 
 
 
 
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding
Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 
 
The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.
Robert Holden
 
 
 
 
You are a future ancestor and what you know today is going to be passed onto the next generations. Is your future as a future ancestor making you happy now, with the story you are writing today?
Baba Mandaza Augustine Kademwa
 
 
 
 
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
John Muir
 
 
 
 
rise
said the moon
and the new day came
Rupi Kaur
 
 
 
 
Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes March 13, 2021

Weeping, then laughing. The power of love came into me, and I became fierce like a lion, then tender like the evening star.
Rumi
 
 
 
 
We fill our days with ongoing connection, denying ourselves time to think and dream.
Sherry Turkle
 
 
 
 
Listening connects us and heals the hurt we carry–we can make a world of difference for one another by listening.
Patty Wipfler
 
 
 
 
I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
T.S. Eliot
 
 
 
 
Intellect has its own use; make the most out of it. But when it’s time to make a decision, listen to your heart. That’s what I do.
Milan Rai
 
 
 
 
I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.
Hafiz
 
 
 
 
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
The purpose of any ceremony is to build stronger relationship or bridge the distance between our cosmos and us.
Shawn Wilson
 
 
 
 
Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand.
Jane Addams
 
 
 
 
As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness.
Alice Walker
 
 
 
 
As long as you are breathing, everything is possible. Never quit tryin
Unknown
 
 
 
 
The day you give up on your dreams is the day you give up on yourself.
Unknown

Quotes December 23, 2020

If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
 
 
 
 
To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.
Carl Jung
 
 
 
 
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
 
 
 
 
The secret of life isn’t what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
 
 
 
 
Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.
Napoleon Hill
 
 
 
 
Life … is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It’s about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what.
Dean Koontz
 
 
 
 
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen.
J.R.R. Tolkien
 
 
 
 
Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.
Mary Oliver
 
 
 
 
A champion is someone who gets up, even when he can’t.
unknown

Quotes December 17, 2020

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou
 
 
 
 
Take time like the river that never grows stale. Keep going and steady. No hurry, no rush.
Rumi
 
 
 
 
Falling and getting back up is what brings you success.
Tony Horton
 
 
 
 
Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.
Amos Bronson Alcott
 
 
 
 
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Epictetus
 
 
 
 
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie
 
 
 
 
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible
Christopher Reeve
 
 
 
 
The first step is you have to say that you can
Will Smith
 
 
 
 
They showed you no respect / What kept you driven then / What kept you going in the ring / And getting back up to fight for a different end.
D. Arnold
 
 
 
 
We all fall down / It’s the getting’ back up that really counts / We live and we learn / To help someone up when it’s their turn.
Arlis Albritton
 
 
 
 
And your worlds stop when your falling out of love / But it’s not the fall that’s so hard / It’s the getting back up.
Cannon Goodman
 
 
 
 
When life knocks you down, Get back up and fight harder.
unknown
 
 
 
 
Whatever you’re going through, many others have not only experienced the same but got out of it just fine.
unknown

Quotes December 01, 2020

There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who do not. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.
Jose N. Harris
 
 
 
 
In life its not about falling down or not, it’s about getting back up.
Nathan Hangen
 
 
 
 
You will face hard times in life. Sometimes they are supposed to come, sometimes not. Get through them no matter what, ’cause the good life is always on the other side.
F.C.
 
 
 
 
When setbacks arise – and they will from time to time – regroup, recharge, refocus and refine.
Rasheed Ogunlaru
 
 
 
 
Nothing or no one is going to rescue you from your current situation. You must take control of your own well-being and forge your own path to happiness and fulfillment.
Germany Kent
 
 
 
 
One of the things is we tend to give up too soon. We get knocked down a couple of times, and we stay down. It’s so important to get back up again.
Og Mandino
 
 
 
 
If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.
Joel Osteen
 
 
 
 
Sometimes you fall down, but you have to pick yourself back up.
Vitor Belfort
 
 
 
 
It’s really sad sometimes that you have to go to that extreme bottom to find your way back up, but it’s true.
Ivan Moody
 
 
 
 
Everybody, at some point in their life, has fallen down and not felt like getting back up, but you have to, no matter how difficult it is.
Charlie Hunnam

Quotes August 01, 2020

“What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so, you may change the culture and just possibly, for a moment, change life itself.”
Malcolm Mclaren
 
 
 
 
Society is going to judge you anyway, so do whatever you want to do.
Ziad K. Abdelnour
 
 
 
 
Take control of your destiny. Believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Avoid negative sources, people, places, and habits.
Wanda Hope Carter
 
 
 
 
“A failure doesn’t mean you are unworthy, nor does it preclude success on the next try.”
Leonard Mlodinow
 
 
 
 
“I was afraid of being a failure, of not having the best time or of being chicken. But every year I get older I think, What was I fearing last year? You forget. And then you move on.”
Sandra Bullock
 
 
 
 
“You don’t go into anything contemplating failure, because if you did, you wouldn’t make it.”
Simon Cowell
 
 
 
 
“Don’t think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.”
Robert Orben
 
 
 
 
“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.”
John C. Maxwell
 
 
 
 
Reminder:
“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.”
Yehuda Berg
 
 
 
 
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
Unknown

Quotes June 15, 2020

“The people who stick with things for years and never stop almost always win the race.”
James Clear
 
 
 
 
“The extent of the struggle determines the extent of the growth. The obstacle is an advantage, not adversity. The enemy is any perception that prevents us from seeing this.”
Ryan Holiday
 
 
 
 
“Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”
Lord Chesterfield
 
 
 
 
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill
 
 
 
 
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger
 
 
 
 
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller
 
 
 
 
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”
Napoléon Bonaparte
 
 
 
 
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Henry Ford
 
 
 
 
“Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.”
Benjamin Disraeli
 
 
 
 
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
Maya Angelou
 
 
 
 
“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.”
H. Jackson Brown
 
 
 
 
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.”
Helen Keller
 
 
 
 
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
 
 
 
 
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
Sarah Dessen
 
 
 
 
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
Randy Pausch
 
 
 
 
“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”
Unknown

Quotes June 09, 2020

“Amateurs give up at the first sign of trouble and assume they’re failures. Professionals see failure as part of the path to growth and mastery.”
Shane Parrish
 
 
 
 
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of a greater or equal benefit.”
Napoleon Hill
 
 
 
 
“Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be.”
John Wooden
 
 
 
 
“Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.”
Napoleon Hill
 
 
 
 
“I like criticism. It makes you strong.”
LeBron James
 
 
 
 
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”
Chinese Proverb
 
 
 
 
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’”
Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”
John Wooden
 
 
 
 
“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.”
Virgil Thomson
 
 
 
 
“The most essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.”
James Whitcomb Riley
 
 
 
 
“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.”
Walter Elliott
 
 
 
 
“Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.”
Joseph P. Wirthlin
 
 
 
 
“The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires.”
Friedrich Nietzsche
 
 
 
 
“I did not succeed in life by intelligence. I succeeded because I have a long attention span.”
Charlie Munger
 
 
 
 
“Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.”
Gillian Anderson
 
 
 
 
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
H.G. Wells
 
 
 
 
“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”
Sophocles

Quotes May 03, 2020

“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”
Denis Waitley
 
 
 
 
“We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
Joseph Campbell
 
 
 
 
“A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
Jodi Picoult
 
 
 
 
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
Walt Disney
 
 
 
 
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.”
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
“Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1000 percent return on energy.”
Brian Tracy
 
 
 
 
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”
Steve Jobs
 
 
 
 
“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months overanalyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.”
Tupac Shakur
 
 
 
 
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. “
Alexander Graham Bell
 
 
 
 
“Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
Peter Drucker
 
 
 
 
“Rehashing the past wouldn’t change anything. Time to move forward.”
Zena Wynn
 
 
 
 
“You really don’t have to burn any bridges to let go… You don’t have to destroy anything. You can just decide to cross over and move on.”
Marta Mrotek
 
 
 
 
“Set your goal and keep moving forward.”
Georges St-Pierre
 
 
 
 
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. “
Alexander Graham Bell
 
 
 
 
“It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”
Theodore Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.”
Jan Glidewell
 
 
 
 
“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb
 
 
 
 
“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”
Napoleon Hill

Quotes April 25, 2020

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams
 
 
 
 
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
Walter Elliot
 
 
 
 
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich
 
 
 
 
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.
Victor Hugo
 
 
 
 
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson
 
 
 
 
You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
Maxwell Maltz
 
 
 
 
Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again. So live life to the fullest today, and have no regrets.
Unknown